| Mar 28, 2012
Hilton Kramer, one of the art world's most polarizing and widely read critics for 50 years and founding editor of the conservative arts journal The New Criterion, died Tuesday in Harpswell, Maine. He was 84.
Kramer had a rare blood disorder and died of...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:24 PM
I spent a recent Sunday with my daughter exploring the Richard Diebenkorn show at the Orange County Museum of Art.
"Amazing," she proclaimed, standing in front of one of the many untitled abstracts.
More amazing to me were my kindergartner's...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Can You Walk the Walk?
The American Heart Assn.and Union Bank invite workers in Orange County to participate in National Walking Day. For more information, go to http://www.OCHeartWalk.org or call (949) 885-1527.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Pacific Asia Museum, celebrating its 40th anniversary in Pasadena, may be one of the most overlooked cultural resources in Southern California.
“People call it a ‘hidden gem,’" said Executive Director Charles Mason.
Yet this Chinese-...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Saturday night's sold-out gala dinner and auction at the Orange County Museum of Art will be the first in a series of events and shows commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2012.
Proceeds from the gala and auction will directly benefit the Newport...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:48 PM
One of the unexpected dividends of the Getty’s far-reaching “Pacific Standard Time” series is the cross-pollination of audiences and institutions; another is focused historic perspective. The Pacific Asia Museum, not known for modern-art...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Taco Mesa, 647 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers tacos for $1.25 on Tuesdays. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council talks about transparency and running the city like a business, yet it appears to lack even the most basic business practices. Two members asked to have a subsidy to attend the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:09 PM
The popularity and acclaim of its exhibition of paintings from Richard Diebenkorn's "Ocean Park Series" will keep the Orange County Museum of Art open late for the show's closing weekend.
Because the exhibit has broken daily attendance records and...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Two new faces on LCAD board
The Laguna College of Art & Design's board of trustees has elected two new members, Suzanne Chonette and Nancy Bushnell, officials announced this week.
Chonette graduated with a bachelor's in 1990 from the Art Institute of...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Christopher Knight reviews the Getty Museum's flagship Pacific Standard Time show, "Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970"...